The parenting website BabyCenter released its list of most popular baby names for 2017. Many of the top names from 2016 have returned to the list. See if your baby's (or future baby's) name cracked the top 5.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that kids get moving for at least one hour each day to stay fit and there’s no better way to get children moving than by getting them involved in sports. A pediatrician talks about why it’s a good idea to get kids involved in sports programs.
Talking about sex may not be a regular part of your doctor-patient relationship, but it should be. This can be especially true for adolescents and young adults who are disproportionately impacted by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Nearly half of all new STD cases are in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. This video discusses the importance of a healthy dialogue between youth and providers concerning their sexual health, and features CDC Epidemiologist, Elizabeth Torrone, PhD MSPH.
With the barrage of celebrity ‘baby bump’ photos that have exploded on the internet, many new moms worry about their pregnancy shape and wonder if their bump is too big or too small. Karen Cooper, D.O., explains why a healthy pregnancy cannot be based on the size or shape of a pregnant belly.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized a new version of the nutrition label for packaged foods that reflects new scientific information. It is also designed to make it easier to make smarter choices. Here are some of the things that will be different when the new labels hit store shelves next summer.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. Here are some of the signs and symptoms associated with autism.
Did you purchase a convertible car seat for your child that has the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system? Nearly every car seat and most vehicles manufactured since September 1, 2002, are required to have the LATCH system.
Here's a look inside the home of the Wong family of Clovis. Bryan and Tamera Wong have 12 children, eight adopted and four biological. The adopted kids are all from China, and seven have various disabilities.
Most birth defects are caused by a complex mix of factors. There are some factors that can increase the chance of having a baby with a birth defect. Risk factors include smoking, drinking alcohol, or taking drugs during pregnancy, having medical conditions, having someone in your family with a birth defect, being an older mother, and exposure to some chemicals and viruses during pregnancy.